Vancouver Waldorf School | High School Curriculum

High School Curriculum

Grade 9

  • English: Literature, English skills, Grammar, Composition, Vocabulary, Speech
  • Foreign Language: French
  • Math: Algebra 1, Probability and Statistics, Introduction to computing
  • Science: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Geology
  • Canadian History: Early Canadian History and Government
  • World History: Revolutions and Art History
  • Music: Choir an Orchestra
  • Art/Crafts: Black and White Drawing, Woodworking, Calligraphy, Clay
  • P.E.
  • Eurythmy

Grade 10

  • English: Literature, Term-Paper Writing, Grammar, Composition, Speech, Poetry
  • Foreign Language: French
  • Math: Geometry and Surveying, Computing
  • Science: Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Geography
  • Canadian History: the Period 1789 through 1914
  • World History: Ancient History, Greece, and the Far East
  • Music: Choir, Orchestra
  • Art/Crafts: Woodworking, Block-Printing, Weaving, Clay, Pottery, Drawing, Painting
  • P.E.
  • Eurythmy

Grade 11

  • English: Literature, Composition, Grammar, and Vocabulary
  • Foreign Language: French
  • Math: Advanced Algebra, Computer Science
  • Science: Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Biology Lab
  • Canadian History: World Wars to the Present
  • World History: Rome, The Middle Ages, and The Renaissance, Music History
  • Music: Choir, Orchestra
  • Art/Crafts: Bookbinding, Clay, Life-Drawing, Woodcarving
  • P.E.
  • Eurythmy

Grade 12

  • Grade 12 Project: Independent Research Project
  • English: Literature, Review of English Skills, Word Usage, Vocabulary, Composition
  • Foreign language: French
  • Math: Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus
  • Science: Chemistry, Physics, Biology
  • Canadian History: Development of the 19th and 20th-Century Economic Theory – from the Rise of Mercantilism to the Present.
  • World History: Architecture, Modern Art, Third World Nations, Symptomatology.
  • Music: Choir, Orchestra
  • Art/Crafts: Clay Sculpture, Carpentry, Jewelry, Graphic Design, Metalwork
  • P.E.
  • Eurythmy

Graduation Requirements

Upon successful completion of our High School program, students will be awarded a Vancouver Waldorf High School Certificate and a Dogwood Diploma, the BC School Completion Certificate.

In order to graduate with a Dogwood, every student must pass certain basic courses, like English, Mathematics and Science. Of the 80 credits for graduation, at least 16 must be at the Grade 12 level, including a Grade 12 Language Arts course. View the BC Ministry of Education Graduation Requirements.

For more information, contact our Admissions Coordinator
604-985-7435 ext 200
admissions@vws.ca